FEBRUARY 6th UPDATES

Learn to Skate cancelled for today

Active Start will run as usual at 10:30am

Go!Snowshoeing will run 12:30 - 2pm meeting at Terry Fox Complex tennis courts

The outdoor rinks are closed at this time

Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing will take place every Saturday from 12:30-2:00 and Tuesday's from 1:00-2:30. Please meet at the outdoor rinks at the Terry Fox Sports Complex. Snowshoes are available. Please reserve your snowshoes by calling 628-6260.

Public Input on 2016 Budget

The Town of Cornwall is requesting input on the 2016 Town Budget. We are interested in hearing your opinion on operating and capital items, revenue sources and cost saving initiatives.

Comments must be received by Friday, February 19, 2016.

Written submissions can be sent to:
The Finance Committee
Town of Cornwall
PO Box 430
Cornwall, PE
C0A 1H0

Submissions may also be sent to kmccarville@cornwallpe.ca or dropped off at Cornwall Town Hall, 39 Lowther Drive.

The Town of Cornwall must, by legislation, present a balanced budget annually. Surpluses or deficits must be carried over from previous years.
100% of the Utility operating revenue comes from user fees. Additional monies can only come from additional customers or increased water/sewer rates.

92% of General Government revenues comes from property taxes ( 52%), equalization and municipal support grant(25%), Parks and Recreation (15%). It is important to note the Town has no control on the amount received from the Province via the equalization and municipal support grant.

We are not only interested in hearing from the public on possible new initiatives. Council would like to know if you feel any reduction in a level of service is preferred.

Cornwall accepts “Toonie Challenge”

The Town of Cornwall supports Edward "Fast Eddy" Dostaler on his cross country run from Victoria, BC to St. John's, NF and back. Fast Eddy is running across Canada to raise funds for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation and the Alzheimer's Society of PEI. ALL PROCEEDS RAISED IN PEI STAYS IN PEI.

Donations will be accepted at the Town Hall, 39 Lowther Drive.

For more information on Fast Eddy's campaign, visit www.fasteddycanada.com

2016 PEI Winter Woodlot Tour

Click here for information on the 2016 PEI Winter Woodlot Tour.

2016 Winter Brochure

Our new and exciting 2016 Winter Brochure is here. Click here to view

Welcome To Cornwall – So much to offer…

Cornwall is a young, vibrant growing Town with many things to offer. The Town is located on the Trans Canada Highway, west of Charlottetown. It is bordered by the North River to the east and the West River to the south and west. Cornwall’s location along the Province’s main transportation route between the Confederation Bridge and the Capital City gives it advantages for many types of economic activity including residential development, retailing, tourism, warehousing and light manufacturing. Cornwall is located within a 30 to 90 minute drive of all major points of access to and from the Island. Check out our locator map on this site for a visual description.

In 2011, the Town of Cornwall had a population of 5,162, representing a percentage change of 10.4% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Come and experience the warm and friendly hospitality that our Town has to offer. Cornwall has a variety of restaurants and accommodations for all visitor’s needs. If you feel like going on a scenic walk through the woods, take advantage of our groomed trail at Hyde Park. Visit our “Residents" section for more details. Cornwall also offers Trius Transit passes and tickets to Charlottetown and Stratford for your convenience.

Check out our events calendar for updated listings of upcoming events in the Town. These events are designed to have something that interest everyone.

Welcome to our Neighbourhood

Mayor and Council are pleased to announce that new “Welcome to our Neighbourhood” signs have been placed around the Town. These signs will be placed in areas where traffic speed is an ongoing concern.

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The reduction of traffic speed within Town limits is a top priority. The Town of Cornwall is an active community! Council is asking that all motorists slow down on our residential streets to help make our community a safer place.

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MAYOR’S MESSAGE

It is an honour to have been elected as your Mayor, and I look forward to working with Council and residents over the next four years to ensure our Town is a great place to live.

I invite you to take the time to view the website for more information on all that the Town has to offer. Each Department has developed an overview on what their responsibilities are, and we keep an open door policy, so please don’t hesitate to contact myself or the staff at Town Hall with any questions or concerns.

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Warmest Regards,

Minerva McCourt Mayor

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